About Us


Yao Safaris with E & A  SAFARIS LTD Tanzania DMC is a family run business, operating in Tanzania and Ireland. We have been the tour operator of choice for some of the world’s largest and most respected adventure travel companies for over a decade. We have hosted Diplomats, Musicians, Researchers, Film-makers, Students the young and the not-so-young. We hosted families and newlyweds, and we have even organized weddings around Simanjiro Maasai Land Steppes. Seasoned adventurers and first-time hikers have all been led successfully up Africa’s tallest peak, Kilimanjaro, and out into the wilderness and traditional life of Tanzania.

Our local knowledge and experience of the wildlife and land and people within the National Parks and Conservation Areas are continually updated and always current. Being on the ground with old friends in all corners of the country makes it easy for us to pinpoint the areas of migration and traditional activities for our guests.

Yao Safaris with E & A SAFARIS LTD Tanzania DMC is a natively owned Tanzanian Safari Company registered Section 15- NO- 138838005 under BRELA (Business Registration and Licensing Agency in Tanzania), with professional destination planning and reservation office in Arusha Tanzania. Yao Safaris is also registered as a business in Ireland, (Business Registration No 615393) and operates another reservation office in Cork.

As destination ambassadors representing our own country, we have an accurate and natural advantage to passionately serve all visitors in all aspects of the tourism industry.

Yao has worked in the Tanzanian tourist industry since 2000 in several categories, Mountain trekking and all kinds of safaris that take place in Tanzania.

He is also one of the most qualified wilderness leaders and holds a Diploma in wilderness skills from NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School )


Yao is a very established and experienced tour guide. He has guided Greek International journalists to Lake Eyasi in Tanzania during their journey around the world for 1,177 days he has also guided researchers from Kent University to Lake Natron and the Metro Parks film crew from the USA in the Ngorongoro Crater for a documentary.

Giving Back

In choosing Yao Safaris with E & A SAFARIS LTD Tanzania DMC for your expedition or safari you have made an ethical and responsible choice. Our programs and partnerships support more than 50 families and we endeavor to continue our mission of improving more through fair wages, training, and opportunities.

If you would like to further donate money or time while visiting Tanzania, here are some suggestions, Emboreeti Primary School in Simanjiro and Emboreeti Dispensary.